Four punch Elite 8 tickets

Connecticut survived UCLA, 69-61.

Mississippi State handled Arizona State, 76-53.

Louisville ran away from Oregon State, 61-44.

Oregon beat South Dakota State, 63-53.

Up tomorrow:

NC State vs. Iowa

South Carolina vs. Baylor

Notre Dame vs. Texas A&M

Stanford vs. Missouri State

Team news:

Notre Dame is bracing for Texas A&M and Chennedy Carter.

Player news:

Tania Davis’ toughness inspired the Hawkeyes.

Tynice Martin will return next year for her final year of eligibility at West Virginia.

South Carolina’s Destanni Henderson’s journey as a freshman.

Coach news:

Irish coach Muffet McGraw is fighting for wins, equality an another title.

Baylor coach Kim Mulkey is taking nothing for granted in Greensboro.

The fires that forged Dawn Staley.

Tennessee’s coaching vacancy overshadows the Sweet 16.

Matt Daniel is the new head coach at Arkansas State.

More on the MaChelle Joseph firing.

Bonus:

Louisville basketball is worth more than just the money.

Tampa Bay locals seem to miss out on elite status.

High school news:

Tennessee signee Emily Saunders will honor her commitment.